Ph.D. Student Profile: Eric Kelsey
Degree: Earth and Environmental Science
Research Topic: Climate Reconstruction of the North Pacific Region using Ice Cores
Advisor: Dr. Cameron Wake
Description of Research
I am reconstructing Arctic-wide sea-level pressure patterns for the last 1000 years using a suite of Arctic ice core records.
Previous Awards and Activities
CCRC Fellowship, TESSE Fellowship, May 2008 Drillsite Reconnaissance at Denali National Park, Alaska
Selected Presentations and Activities
- Kelsey, E.P., C.P. Wake, K.J. Kreutz and E.C. Osterberg, 2010: Ice layers as an indicator of summer warmth and atmospheric blocking in Alaska. J. Glaciology, (in press).
- Poster presentations at the 2008 and 2009 American Geophysical Union Fall Meetings, San Francisco.
- I have given dozens of presentations to K-12 schools, college-level classes, and other private and non-profit organizations concerning Global Climate Change; Energy Use and Fossil Fuel Depletion; Interconnections of Food, Energy and Climate Systems.
BS Atmospheric Science University of Missouri; MS Atmospheric Science University at Albany/SUNY